In the Wairoa District, 63.7% of households were made up of one family households compared with 65.9% in the Hawke's Bay Region in 2018.
The Wairoa District's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.
Derived from the Census questions:
'How is each person in the household related to you?'
|Household by type||Number||%||Hawke's Bay Region %||Number||%||Hawke's Bay Region %||2006 to 2018|
|One family households||1,893||63.7||65.9||2,019||65.3||67.7||-126||630||1438|
|Related individuals, non family||39||1.3||0.7||48||1.6||0.8||-9||632||1438|
|Group household (unrelated)||54||1.8||2.9||54||1.7||3.1||0||633||1438|
|Sole person household||843||28.4||25.5||801||25.9||24.5||+42||634||1438|
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings (opens a new window) 2006 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window) , the population experts.
Analysis of the household types in the Wairoa District in 2018 compared to the Hawke's Bay Region shows that there was a lower proportion of one family households as well as a lower proportion of group households. Overall, 63.7% of total households were one family households, and 1.8% were group households, compared with 65.9% and 2.5% respectively for the Hawke's Bay Region.
There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a similar proportion of multi-family households. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 28.4% compared to 25.5% in the Hawke's Bay Region while the proportion of multi-family households was 2.8% compared to 2.5% in the Hawke's Bay Region.
The number of households in Wairoa District decreased by 117 between 2006 and 2018.
The largest change in household types in the Wairoa District between 2006 and 2018 was:
- One family households (-126 households)